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Language - Macedonian

Language at a glance: Macedonian

  • In 2011 there were 29,451 people in New South Wales who spoke Macedonian.
  • There was a 1.8% increase in the number of people who spoke Macedonian since 2006 (from 28,938).
  • 1.8% of the population who spoke Macedonian arrived between 2006 and August 2011.
  • There were more men who spoke Macedonian (14,745) than women (14,709).
  • 17.6% of the population who spoke Macedonian were children (under 19 years of age), 36.4% were young adults (aged 20 to 44 years), and 46.0% were older adults (aged 45 years and over).

About language: Macedonian

Language - Top 10 NSW LGAs ranked by size
Language - Macedonian20112006Change
AreaNumberMacedonian %NumberMacedonian %2006 to 2011
Rockdale City4,8855.05,0025.4-117
Wollongong City5,2422.75,3122.9-70
Hurstville City2,0482.61,9792.7+69
Shellharbour City1,6492.61,5242.5+125
Queanbeyan City9352.59902.8-55
Kogarah City1,3002.31,1642.2+136
Bankstown City3,2681.82,9891.8+279
Liverpool City1,8961.11,7781.1+118
Newcastle City1,2560.81,3130.9-57
Fairfield City1,4750.81,5250.8-50
Greater Sydney19,5580.419,0010.5+557
Regional NSW9,8890.49,8810.4+8
New South Wales29,4510.428,9380.4+513

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.